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Every year the ACBL presents two awards in each masterpoint category at the continental, district, and unit level. The Ace of Clubs award is for the most points in club games. The Mini-McKenney is for the most points overall. The winners in District 25 for 2018 are shown here. More (or better) photos will be posted after Cromwell.

The Red Lion Hotel in Cromwel, CT, is the site of the Presidential Regional Tournament. It begins on Wednesday, February 13, and runs through Monday, February 18.

Detailed results are posted here. The link to the list of high finishers will be added when it is available. 

This just in:
•  Wednesday morning's hands will be discussed at 1:30 in the Jersey Room by Lloyd Ardevon, Ron Mak, and Tom Joyce.
•  On Friday Grand Life Master Victor King will explain the Woolsey Defense against 1NT at 9:15 in the Jersey Room.
•  Vouchers for entry fees will be on sale every day in the hotel's lounge area. Buy as many as you want, and use them at any D25-sponsored event. Pay by credit card, cash, or check. 
•  The online daily bulletins, which include the schedule, special events, hospitality offerings, and results are available here.
•  Here is the forecast as of Wednesday morning:

The final standings in all of the masterpoint races for 2018 have been posted here. This page, which shows results back to 2004, is also available through the "Member Achievements" tab on the left. The subtabs for the Mini-McKenney and Ace of Clubs awards now show the standings for 2019. 

Congratulations to the new Platinum Life master Stephen Rzewski and all of the other players who achieved a new rank in January. The complete list is posted here

The new District Director, Bob Bertoni, has developed a website for himself. It includes lists of players who advanced in rank as well as the responses to his emails of congratulations to them. You can check it out here.

Purchasing entries at D25 events just got easier and faster. NEBC treasurer Joe Brouillard has written a description of the new vouchers here.

Problems regarding conduct and ethics are addressed by the District Recorder. Neil Montague has written an introduction to this process, which you can read here

The final standings in the Best in Class awards for all fifteen classifications are posted here. The rules for the Regional Tournaments Masterpoints Race have been changed to include GNT and NAP points. The results for 2016, 2017, and 2018 are posted here

A message from Peter Marcus, Tournament Director, to Club Directors:

At the Warwick Regional, I gave a presentation on the new laws.  Attendees gave me their names and email addresses so I could send them some materials from the ACBL and other bridge sources concerning the new laws. Unfortunately, I misplaced the pad where they wrote this contact information.

So, if you attended my presentation in Warwick, please email me at your name and email address and your club's name and location. I will send you the materials.

Also, for any other club directors, if you would like this information, please email me you name and email address and you club's name and location, and I will send it to you as well.

My apologies to the attendees for this error.

District 25 now subscribes to a service that provides online Bulletins (including results) for each day of our regional tournaments. This will be supplemented by a printed Bulletin that contains a great deal of information about bridge in New England and the tournament in particular. However, it will no longer contain results. Links to the online Bulletins are automatically sent to the email addresses of those attending. You can also find a list of all of the online Bulletins on this page. There are also links on the results page.

The online Bulletins also contain photos of winners of each strat of each event. The service can only include a photo if they have an image file in the appropriate format. If you would like to have your photo included, send a jpg file to The image must have a maximum height of 150 pixels, and the name of the file should be your ACBL player number. If you do not know how to do this, just send the photo to

If your photo has appeared on the website within the last few years, and you would like it submitted to Fast Results, send an email to the webmaster. If you do not know if the website has your photo, check the index by player

The online Bulletin can also list the names and photos of players who achieve Life Master status at the tournament. If that milestone occurs, please send an email to the webmaster with the player's name and other details.

If you have any ideas for the printed Bulletin, or you would like to submit something for inclusion in it, contact the webmaster.

A tab has been added at the left: "Tips for Tournaments." It contains links to short articles about playing in tournaments sponsored by District 25. Two of the articles are new. One serves as an introduction to playing in Regional Tournaments. The other concerns the new Continuous Victory Point Scales that will be used in some Swiss events.

Minutes: Carolyn Weiser, District 25's secretary, has provided minutes for the most recent meeting of the Executive Committee, the body that makes the most important decisions about the course of bridge in New England. You can read them here. The minutes for the latest Board of Delegates meeting are here. Note: Minutes are not posted until they have been approved, which generally happens at the next meeting. 

Minutes from all recent meetings as well as lists of members of the Executive Committee and the Board of Delegates can always be found under the "Officers & Admin." tab at left.

District 25 Schedule for 2019:
Presidential Regional, Cromwell, CT, February 13-18
Gold Mine Non-Life Master Regional, Sturbridge, MA, April 11-14
GNT District Finals, Sturbridge, MA, April 13-14
Keohane Senior Regional/Cape Cod Sectional, North Falmouth, MA
   April 24-28
Granite State Getaway, Nashua, NH, June 18-23
Ocean State Regional, Warwick, RI, August 27 - September 1
Harvest Regional, Mansfield, MA, November 6-10
NAP District Finals, Mansfield, MA, November 9-10

Winners Boards: publishes photos of the winners of every strat in every event of every tournament sponsored by the district. Sad to say, the pages that contained the photos for 2014 and the first half of 2015 were lost in last summer's hardware catastrophe. However, the pages for all tournaments beginning with Hyannis in 2015 are available. The indexes have now been reconstructed.They are both available in the "Tournament Results" tab at left. The index by player can also be reached here. The index by tournament, date, and event is here. Please notify if you find any mistakes or want to submit a photo. It is never too late.

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New England Youth Bridge, Inc. has been working hard to showcase this great game to the video-game set. They urgently need our help. Details can be read here.

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